Join Peter Houlahan, author of Norco ’80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History, as he looks back on a number of true crime dramas whose courthouse scenes rival the intensity of the crimes. The blood has dried, the body carted away, the perpetrator in… Read more
Serial killers are supposed to be charming. That is how they lure in their victims. There was no better example than Ted Bundy, who was the living embodiment of sinister charm. He was so persuasive, he had his ex-girlfriend Liz Kloepfer at least half-convinced he was innocent of all the… Read more
Ted Bundy murdered more than 30 women before authorities locked him up for good, and his grisly campaign has served as entertainment to the rest of us ever since. A new Bundy-related movie or TV show debuts almost every year—Zac Efron is slated to star in the next one—because public… Read more
Developing a good novel requires research—a lot of it. The reading I do before I start to write helps me understand different places, cultures, and people so I can create a more believable world for my readers. One challenge I faced with Her Darkest Nightmare (and the previous book in… Read more
Even the cruelest of monsters was once a smiling child. Can you detect the pure evil behing these childhood photos of some of the worst serial killers in history? Take the quiz below to find out!
Dead Man’s Hand. You won’t need aces and eights for murder with these serial killer playing cards. Made out of casino quality cardstock, each card features a different serial killer, complete with their name, alias, mugshot, biography, kill count, age, time and location active, and their preferred methods of murder…. Read more
Serial killers have terrorized the world for years, but despite the unspeakable acts of violence and all of the lives affected, several of these monsters are still as common of household names as movie stars. They as fascinating as they are scary—providing a glimpse into the human psyche and just… Read more